Come join our close knit team and help us grow! We are looking for a BCBA to help us develop our home based services in the North Kitsap area. The job is Full Time - 40 hours per week with full benefits, $70K DOEE
Full time with full benefits
Salary: $70K annually DOEE
Easterseals Washington offers Great Benefit Packages! Staff working 24 or more hours per week qualify for medical, vision, and dental benefits with a 75% employer contribution toward premiums, and staff working 35 or more hours per week also receive paid vacation. All staff accrue paid sick leave, qualify for retention bonuses, tuition reimbursement, discounted childcare at our centers, and the option to enroll in an FSA, retirement savings plan, and Aflac.
The BCBA will provide therapy supervision and specialized behavioral intervention services for children with autism spectrum disorders and related developmental disabilities.
Our center provides Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for children with autism throughout the Olympic Peninsula, and pursues the most progressive methods of helping children with autism and their families.
- Conducts evaluations, skills assessments, and develops treatment plans as indicated by the Director
- Provides 1:1 Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy services in accordance to Director-approved plans
- Tests, evaluates, documents, and graphs/charts learner progress in targeted areas
- Assists, develops, and/or maintains learner programs and behavior intervention plans appropriate for each learner's needs, as approved by the Clinical Director
- Conducts parent meetings and trainings, and prepares and distributes clinical parent correspondence and communications, as approved by the Clinical Director
- Provides ABA therapy supervision, training, troubleshooting assistance, and mentoring for therapy staff
- Attends meetings at schools or in the community
- Remains up to date on new research, current trends and developments in special education and related fields
- Performs other duties as assigned
Skills and Educational Requirements
A. Bachelor's degree (or higher) in early childhood education/development, early childhood special education, special education, psychology or related field
B. Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
C. Two years of related professional experience working with children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and/or other related developmental disabilities in a multidisciplinary team setting; prior center-based and home-based therapy experience a plus
D. Knowledgeable of methodologies found to benefit children with ASD, including Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)
E. Familiar with the field of early intervention, and knowledgeable of other community resources and agencies that serve children
F. Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
G. Sound judgment and decision-making skills, while able to appropriately interpret and implement policies, procedures, and regulations
H. Ability to exercise confidentiality and discretion pertaining to the work environment.
I. Must obtain DOH Licensed Behavior Analyst certificate
J. Must pass Washington State background check and FBI fingerprint check
K. Must have proof of U.S. citizenship or right to work
L. Moderate to advanced computer skills (MS Office applications)
M. Ability to work independently.
N. Obtain and maintain CPR certification
The BCBA is responsible for maintaining relationships with many people; working directly with the Director to receive guidance regarding therapy services and clinical needs of the program. The BCBA must be able to effectively communicate with many different types of people. Frequent contacts may include managers, coworkers, participants and supporters, funding partners, therapy staff, and the community at large. Flexibility, patience, and organizational skills are imperative.
Most duties will be carried out in the center and may involve frequent bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, twisting, and sitting. Occasional lifting, carrying, and loading/unloading of toys and materials up to 25 lbs, and manage children up to small adult size. May be subjected to aggressive behaviors by program clients, and may need to provide personal care as needed. Program operations may necessitate travel to vendors, agencies, out-of-town meetings, offices, and other program sites.
To apply: submit cover letter and resume to the HR and Recruitment team by clicking "apply" above.
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